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Throw and Alter: Wheel Throwing

at GnarWare Workshop - Lower West Side

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Lower West Side, West Side
1838 West Cermak Rd
Btwn S Wolcott Ave & S Wood St
Chicago, Illinois 60608
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Liz McCarthy

What you'll learn in this pottery wheel class:

This class explores wheel throwing vessels, and different strategies for alter the symmetrical forms with methods like cutting, pressing, and stacking. 
  • Students will finish 4-8 pieces
  • Includes 25 pounds of clay and firing. $2/pound to purchase more clay (price includes glaze)
  • Students have open access to the studio during open hours for the duration of the class. Open Studio Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 12-8pm. 
  • No refunds after the first class commences 
Prerequisite: Some throwing experience required.

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School: GnarWare Workshop

 

GnarWare Workshop is a Chicago based ceramics studio. It was started in 2017 by Liz McCarthy. This space is dedicated to providing studios, workshops, and drop-in tutorials to help artists and hobbyists work through ideas. GnarWare is committed to material and conceptual experimentation as a workshop...

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